• Short Summary

    Armistice Day celebrations in Paris, France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ARMISTICE DAY IN PARIS - Impressive scenes at the Arc de Triomphe."

    Paris, France.

    Various civic and military dignitaries are arriving at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. Masses of people around, mounted police controlling the crowds. Officers saluting.

    Pan along the masses of people around Arc de Triomphe beneath which lies the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. Officers and flag bearers lined up around the Tomb. Close up shot of the Tomb with eternal fire burning. Pigeons flying over Arc de Triomphe. Various shots of the French troops marching past the Tomb, saluting - cannons are fired of screen. Great long shot of Arc de Triomphe with troops and crowds around.

    Note: Badly damaged film - very poor quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    803.26
    Media URN:
    10217
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:55:00 / 01:36:26:00
    Canister:
    34/92

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